Match-ups can become impossible to achieve at acceptable quality levels
At least one team member must be experienced and trained in applying quality assurance methods and be familiar with establishing appropriate acceptable quality levels to service contracts.
The team should carefully establish appropriate acceptable quality levels, performance standards, and evaluation methods to determine if each requirement is performance based.
Therefore, the acceptable quality level must truly represent the variation from the standards set in the contract that will meet the government's requirements.
The economics of quality require that management establish acceptable quality levels
as performance standards.
It used Military Standard 105-D, originally written for production of military spare parts, in establishing its statistical sampling frame and in setting acceptable quality levels
. A quality index of 99.92 percent on the attributes of completeness, accuracy, and consistency was statistically calculated for the database.
The DOD recognizes that for too long it has concentrated excessively on product inspection and acceptable quality levels
as guarantors for quality, and insufficiently addressed the process to design, develop nad manufacture the product correctly the first time.
* Emphasize casting quality and develop programs to ensure meeting customers' acceptable quality levels
. Evidence that high quality and innovation are particularly important in stagnant industries comes from analysis of the 1000 businesses in the PIMS (profit impact of market strategies) data base.